006 Professor Martin Weller

Professor Martin Weller is Professor of Educational Technology with The Open University UK. Martin has a long history in elearning and is well known in the blogosphere for his EdTechie blog (now in its 12th year). Martin has a zeal for open education and social networking that keeps him connected. We chatted in the Jennie Lee building at the Open University.

Interview:  https://episodes.castos.com/onlinelearninglegends/006-Martin-Weller-Final.mp3 | recorded October 2018

Martin’s online profile: https://iet.open.ac.uk/people/martin.weller

Martin’s blog: http://blog.edtechie.net/

Key publications: The Battle for Open (open access book): https://www.ubiquitypress.com/site/books/10.5334/bam/; an OOFAT report considering models of open, online, flexible and distance education globally: https://www.icde.org/models-for-online-open-flexible-and-technology-enhanced-higher-education; different interpretations of open education (2018 article): http://oro.open.ac.uk/54670/

Open access works: http://oro.open.ac.uk/view/person/mjw5.html

Further links of interest: Martin is Director of OER Hub (http://oerhub.net/) which has researched the impact of open educational resources (see http://oerhub.net/research-outputs/reports/); he is also Director of the GO-GN network, a global community of OER PhD researchers: http://go-gn.net/

Twitter: @mweller

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